Gunman Kills 39 in Attack at Istanbul Nightclub

(Washington Post) Erin Cunningham and Kareem Fahim - Early Sunday an unidentified gunman, brandishing an assault rifle, gunned down New Year's revelers at Istanbul's Reina club on the banks of the Bosporus, killing 39, many of them foreigners, and wounding at least 70. One of the victims was Leanne Nasser, 19, an Arab Israeli teenager. Her friend Ruaa Mansour, 18, was among those injured. A Lebanese woman who gave her name as Hadeel said of the shooter, "We heard the guy screaming 'Allahu akbar.'" It was the fourth major attack in Turkey in less than a month.

2017-01-02 00:00:00

Full Article


Visit the Daily Alert Archive